WHAT: Sports Anaheim, a division of Visit Anaheim created to attract and promote amateur sporting events in Orange County, is hosting its first-ever celebrity poker tournament featuring Hall of Fame Los Angeles Rams Running Back Eric Dickerson. All event proceeds will be donated to the Young Warriors Foundation.
WHY: The first-ever Sports Anaheim poker tournament was created to provide a fun and competitive event for locals and sports figures to gather and showcase their skills for a great cause. The Young Warriors Foundation is a mentoring program for fatherless boys ages 10-18. The program’s mission is to develop positive and healthy male-to-male relationships and to support the participants’ progression toward manhood through mentorship, sports, scholarships and more.
WHO: In attendance at the inaugural Sports Anaheim celebrity poker tournament will be:
· Hall of Fame Los Angeles Rams running back Eric Dickerson
· Retired Angels Baseball pitcher Chuck Finley
· Olympian sprint kayaker Tamara Jenkins
WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017
Welcome Reception: 6 – 7 p.m.
Poker Tournament: 7 – 11 p.m.
WHERE: Wyndham Anaheim Garden Grove
12021 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove, CA 92840
COST: $500 per person to play, the deadline to register is Jan. 9, 2017. A variety of fantastic prizes will be awarded to the winning table.
CONTACT: Erin Ramsauer, PR Manager, Visit Anaheim
e: [email protected] m: (562) 896-8228
For more information about the event and how to register, please visit www.YoungWarriors.org/poker